Brown University — Student Affairs Manager

Job Description:

The Student Affairs Manager provides integrated administrative, financial, and logistical support for the Department of Modern Culture and Media (MCM), including the Department Chair, the Academic Department Manager (ADM), the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), the Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS), and all faculty members and staff.

This position is the first point of contact for MCM with faculty, students, administration, prospective students and their parents, guest lecturers, and adjunct faculty. This position is the primary liaison to the Registrar’s Office, the College, and the Graduate School. With input from the DGS, this position manages all logistics of the MCM graduate program, including curriculum administration, logistics, and facilities. Under DUS and DGS direction, this position also manages logistics of the undergraduate program. Additionally, the position processes and tracks faculty and student reimbursements, manages the budget and ordering process for office resources, supervises all departmental Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTA) and the Student Office Assistant, orders materials and equipment, and prepares financial reports for the Chair. Collaborate with the ADM on department’s Commencement event.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at 3-5 years of related administrative experience, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Experience in an academic and/or arts administration environment preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience preparing and editing correspondence and other documents.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to perform tasks with little supervision.
  • Flexible and able to handle multiple simultaneous priorities.
  • Experience with budget management and financial record keeping is preferred.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to support and promote a diverse and inclusive campus community

All offers of employment are contingent upon a criminal background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown University.

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Job Posting Title:
Student Affairs Manager

Department of Modern Culture and Media

Grade 9

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Full time

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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